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n. - Fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers.

Usage examples (8)
  • (Brazil), incienso, and quina (Argentina) (Chudnoff 1984).
  • The following species are found: Borrichia arborescens (romero de playa), Messerschmidtia gnaphalodes (incienso de playa) and Sesuvium maritimun (verdolaga de playa).
  • The people sometimes mix the incienso of the Silla with the flowers of the pevetera, another composite plant, the smell of which resembles that of the heliotropium of Peru.
  • The Creoles call it incense (incienso). for more
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